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: Alex Lester

With the Dawn Patrol.
6.15 Pause for Thought.

: Wake Up to Wogan

9.15 Pause for Thought With Mohammed Akram
Khan Cheema.


Unknown: Mohammed Akram
Unknown: Khan Cheema.

: Great British Song Contest

Terry Wogan and Ken Bruce present the eight finalists in this year's Great British Song Contest. The hunt is on to find the song that will represent the United Kingdon at the Eurovision in May.
Listeners can vote by phone from 10.00-11.00.


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Ken Bruce

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

: Ed Stewart

E-MAIL: stewpot@bbc.co.uk

: Des Lynam

Star guests and great music.

: Morley at the Musicals

Sheridan Morley presents a six-part series telling the story of the stage musical, focusing on the themes that have featured in the West End,
Broadway and Hollywood hits of this century. 1: The Musical and the Presidency
Including compositions by Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein. Producer Stella Hanson


Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.
Producer: Stella Hanson

: Friday Night Is Music Night

From the Hippodrome,
Goiders Green, London. John Dunn introduces the BBC
Concert Orchestra, conducted by Roderick Dunk , with guest artists Annette Wardell and pianist Barry Booth. At 8.15, during the interval, Richard Baker introduces music on disc from violinist Itzhak Perlman. Producer Alan Boyd


Introduces: John Dunn
Conducted By: Roderick Dunk
Artists: Annette Wardell
Pianist: Barry Booth.
Introduces: Richard Baker
Violinist: Itzhak Perlman.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Frankenstein

Derek Jacobi continues a six-part reading of Mary Shelley 's classic gothic horror tale. 4: The monster's tale.


Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Mary Shelley

: Listen to the Band

With Frank Renton.


Unknown: Frank Renton.

: David Jacobs

With Easy Does It.

: Believe It or Not

Trevor Barnes takes a look at some of the fundamental questions of faith with the help of experts. Tonight: is the Devil real?"


Unknown: Trevor Barnes

: Lynn Parsons

At 2.30 Pause for Thought With Janey Lee Grace.


Unknown: Janey Lee Grace.

: Lata Sharma

A morning mix of music, chat. news and views.

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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